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Wichita South HS's Antwain Scales Named NHSCA Girls' Basketball Coach of the Year

Monday, May 2, 2016  
Posted by: Mattie Potter
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Easton, PA – May 2, 2016 - The National High School Coaches Association, NHSCA, is proud to announce Antwain Scales, head coach at Wichita South High School in Wichita, Kansas as its National High School Girls’ Basketball Coach of the Year. 


 The Wichita South Titans won their fourth consecutive state title in 6A this past season, becoming the first team to ever win four straight at that level. The Titans went 25-0 this season under Scales, 96-4 over the past four title runs and he has a career record of 110-13 in five seasons.  Wichita South finished #17 in the nation in the USA TODAY Super 25.


"We are extremely pleased to honor Coach Scales,” said Bobby Ferraro, Executive Director of the NHSCA. “Coach Smith has established Wichita South as one of the best high school basketball programs in Kansas and in America.  He’s exhibited a strong dedication to supporting and developing high school student-athletes.”

Photo Credits: Chris Neal
Varsity Kansas


Throughout 2016, the NHSCA will be honoring high achievers in the high school coaching community by naming Coaches of the Year in a total of 20 boys’ and girls’ sports.  It’s the 17th straight year that the NHSCA has presented its National Coach of the Year Awards.


Each one of the honorees will receive a beautiful trophy, plus they will be honored in the National High School Sports Hal of Fame Museum that the NHSCA will be building in the near future.


Following are the NHSCA’s past selections for National High School Girls’ Basketball Coach of the Year.


2015 – Chad Hibdon, Blackman HS, Tennessee

2014 – Mike Kopp, Allentown Central Catholic HS, Pennsylvania

2013 – Miner Webster, Highland HS, Arizona

2012 – David Schlabach – Hiland HS, Ohio

2011 – Kevin Kiernan – Mater Dei HS, California

2010 -  Cathy Self-Morgan – Duncanville HS – Texas

2009 – Brian Harrigan – Sacred Heart Cathedral HS, California

2008 -  Dorothy Gaters – John Marshall HS, Illinois

2007 -  Leta Andrews – Granbury HS, Texas

2006 -  Bob Mackey – Christ the King HS, New York

2005 -  Brad Smith – Oregon City HS, Oregon

2004 – Ed Grezinsky – Murry Bergtraum HS, New York

2003 – Joe Lombard – Canyon HS, Texas

2002 – Dave Houle – Mountain View HS, Utah

2001 – James Anderson – Narbonne HS, California

2000 – Gerald Whaley – William Mason HS, Ohio

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